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Key legal market trends. How to position and promote your law firm, practical partnership issues to take into account

How to approach winning new clients, making the most of existing relationships, encouraging referrals and generating new leads

How to approach creating a law firm website that works, from agreeing your objectives to making sure you get the results you want

Why lawyers need to know about social media, how to make the most of the opportunities and how to avoid potential pitfalls


How to use PR to build your firm’s reputation: working with the media and getting involved with the communities that matter to you 

How traditional and online advertising can work for your law firm, and how to create cost-effective advertising that delivers results

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This is a new section and only covers ‘Choosing your law firm’s business structure’ at the moment. More articles will follow.

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John Staniforth
020 7566 3644

John is a Partner at Kingston Smith, where he is Head of Professional Firms.

With almost 20 years of experience of working with professional firms and law firms in particular, he has extensive knowledge of partnership issues and is an expert on SRA Accounts Rules.

John is the author of Financial Management for Solicitors and the Solicitors Accounts Rules published by Butterworths Tolley, and regularly presents training courses, seminars and webinars on the Accounts Rules and partnership matters for clients and professional training providers.

See John's bio here.

Kingston Smith

As one of the leading firms specialising in advising law firms, Kingston Smith offer a comprehensive range of services to firms ranging from sole traders and medium sized LLPs and partnerships right up to a magic circle firm. See their full list of legal sector services.

Through its publication 'Professional Firms Insight', Kingston Smith regularly highlights the key business, accounting, personal finance, tax, HR and compliance developments that directly affect professional firms.

The firm has six offices, within and around the M25.

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